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Rutgers University-Newark

Program in Biology

Newark, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University–Newark / Program in Biology is located in Newark, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

116
Applied
45
Accepted
30
Enrolled
39%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate B average
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum B average

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.69%
Black or African American 1.3%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 38.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.79%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 8
Male (24)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell-cytoskeletal elements, development and regeneration in the nervous system, cellular trafficking, environmental stressors and their impact on development, opportunistic parasitic infections in AIDS
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 249 University Avenue
Newark, NJ  07102
United States
Contact Dr. Edward Bonder
Program Director
Email: ebonder@andromeda.rutgers.edu
Phone: 973-353-1047
Fax: 973-353-5518